In Pictures: Protests and protocol as the royal family visits the G7 summit

The group of seven leading industrialised nations are meeting in Cornwall.

In Pictures: Protests and protocol as the royal family visits the G7 summit

The Queen dropped in as world leaders gather in Cornwall for the G7 summit, where they posed for the customary group photo before meetings began.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson hosted the leaders’ official welcome in Carbis Bay.

The royal family was out in full force, with the PM being joined by the Queen, the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

The Queen visited the Eden Project
The Queen visited the Eden Project (Oli Scarff/PA)
The Duchess of Cambridge
The Duchess of Cambridge makes an appearance (Oli Scarff/PA)

Also in attendance is Canadian PM Justin Trudeau, European Council president Charles Michel, US President Joe Biden, Japanese PM Yoshihide Suga, Italian PM Mario Draghi, French President Emmanuel Macron, European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Left to right, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, president of the European Council Charles Michel, US President Joe Biden, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi, French President Emmanuel Macron, president of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen and German Chancellor Angela Merkel during the leaders' official welcome and family photo in Carbis Bay during the G7 summit in Cornwall
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Extinction Rebellion activists staged protests ahead of the talks.

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson welcomes Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
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The visitors toured a classroom, meeting some of the younger children at the school which teaches four to 11-year-olds.

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Boris and Carrie Johnson arrived hand-in-hand for the leaders’ reception at the Eden Project.

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